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0274 Distribution of Floor Loads - Floors - Introduction
 
0274 Distribution of Floor Loads - Floors - Introduction -

Image Text: Cross section > in a typical house with wood siding and a central bearing beam, the central support structure carries a lot more weight than the outside walls (because it supports more floor area) > load carried by outside wall > load carried by central beam and columns > load carried by outside wall > floor joist > foundation wall > bearing beam > column > footing > basement

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STRUCTURE, Footings and Foundations, Description, Problems, Floors, Sills, Columns, Beams, Joists, Subflooring, Concrete Floor Slabs, Walls, Solid Masonry Walls, Wood Frame Walls, Masonry Veneer Walls, Arches and Lintels, Roof Framing, Rafters, Roof Joists and Ceiling Joists, Collar Ties, Knee Walls and Purlins, Trusses, Wood I Joists, Sheathing

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